SEE Cinema Network awards handed out at the Balkan Film Market
by Vladan Petkovic
- One film from each of the eight countries in the network will receive €8,000 for development
The SEE Cinema Network, which held its general assembly for the second time at the Balkan Film Market in Tirana (3-7 October), has announced the eight projects that will receive €8,000 for development.
Each of the eight countries in the network – Albania, Cyprus, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia – submitted two projects, and the requirement was that they must have secured financing from their home funding bodies and must have at least one co-production company attached from another country in the network.
The SEE Cinema Network is an initiative founded by the Greek Film Center in 2003 and has funded nearly 100 co-productions since then.
The winners are as follows:
Light Falls – Sven Dagones, Phedon Papamichail (Albania/Greece/Georgia)
Writer: Sven Dagones
Producer: Genc Permeti
Co-producers: Stamatis Athanasoulas, Erekle Rodonaya
Looking for Venera – Norika Sefa (Kosovo/Czech Republic)
Writer: Norika Sefa
Production company: Circle Production
Co-producer: Pavla Kubečková
Mimi – Darijan Pejovski (Macedonia/Serbia/Greece)
Writer: Darijan Pejovski
Producer: Tomi Salkovski (Skopje Film Studio)
Co-producers: Miroslav Mogorović (Art&Popcorn), Vassilis Mazomenos (Horme Pictures)
Sirin – Senad Šahmanović (Montenegro/Serbia/Croatia/France)
Writers: Claudia Bottino, Senad Šahmanović
Production company: CUT-UP
Co-producer: Jure Pavlović (Sekvenca)
Yellow Tie – Serge Ioan Celebidachi (Romania/Croatia)
Writers: Serge Ioan Celebidachi, James Laurence Olivier
Production company: Oblique Media
Co-production company: Celi Film
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